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The Shastri Applied Research Project (SHARP)

Environmental Management

Balancing economic growth and environmental sustainability.

Assessing Environmental Management Options to Achieve Sustainability in Shrimp-Mangrove System in the Indian Coastal Zone of Bay of Bengal

Principal Investigator: Duncan Knowler, Simon Fraser University
Co-Investigator: Joyashree Roy, Jadavpur University, Calcutta
Region: Kolkata, West Bengal
Grant Amount: $103,000
- Recent Publications

Development of a Knowledge-base for Coastal Aquaculture Policy-Making, Planning and Management

Principal Investigator: Mark Flaherty, University of Victoria
Co-Investigator: Kishor Samal, Nabakrushna Choudhury Centre for Development Studies, Bhubaneshwar
Region: Orissa
Grant Amount: $90,000

Engaging Communities in Solid Waste Management

Principal Investigator: Amarjit Narang, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi
Co-Investigator: Mostafa Warith, Ryerson University
Region: Assam & Delhi
Grant Amount: $81,000

Environmental Impact Assessment of Community- based Water Resources Management Projects in Uttranchal

Principal Investigator: Vishwa Nath Sharda, Central Soil and Water Conservation Research and Training Institute, Dehradun, UP
Co-Investigator: Shiv Prasher, McGill University
Region: Uttaranchal
Grant Amount: $104,000

Livestock and Environment Sustainability: Experience of the Indian Punjab

Principal Investigator: B. S. Ghuman, Panjab University, Chandigarh
Co-Investigator: Anantha Duraiappah, International Institute for Sustainable Development
Region: Chandigarh, Punjab
Grant Amount: $91,000

Managing Water Resources: Socio-economic and Policy Implications of Restoration in the Yamuna River Basin

Principal Investigator: Clive Southey, University of Guelph
Co-Investigator: Brij Gopal, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Region: Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh
Grant Amount: $103,000

Policy Development to Support Biodiversity within Agricultural Systems of Hilly Regions of North and South India

Principal Investigator: Gary vanLoon, Queen’s University
Co-Investigator: Mohammad Rais, National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies, New Delhi; and D. Narasimhan, Centre for Plants, People and Ecosystems, Chennai
Region: Uttaranchal, Tamil Nadu & Karnataka
Grant Amount: $103,000
- Recent Publications

The Role of Public and Private Sector Cooperation in the Management of Estuaries in South India

Principal Investigator: Kaleelkal Thomas Thomson, Cochin University of Science and Technology
Co-Investigator: Fikret Berkes, University of Manitoba
Region: Kerala & Tamil Nadu
Grant Amount: $85,000

The Roles of the Public, Private and Civic Sectors in Sustainable Environmental Management: A Search for Balance

Principal Investigator: John Sinclair, University of Manitoba
Co-Investigator: R. B. Singh, Delhi School of Economics, New Delhi
Region: Uttaranchal
Grant Amount: $112,000

Urban Governance and Environmental Management: Action Oriented Policy Studies on Waste Management in Jabalpur and Raipur

Principal Investigator: Jeanne Wolfe, McGill University
Co-Investigator: Darshini Mahadevia, School of Urban Planning, Ahmedabad
Region: Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh
Grant Amount: $103,000
- Recent Publications

Back to SHARP

The Shastri Institute is continuing the work started by SHARP through The Millennium Development Grants.

Latest Headlines

Date extended upto 02.04.17 to receive Abstracts

Note : Scholars whose abstracts are selected will be intimated by individual email .

Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, India Office is organizing International Conference on
“Engaging Canada and India:
Perspectives on Sustainability”at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on 11 – 12 May, 2017


National conference on ‘Peace and Harmony: India and Canada,’ at University of Kerala .

National conference on ‘Peace and Harmony: India and Canada,’ organised by the UGC Area Study Centre for Canadian Studies, University of Kerala, to celebrate the silver jubilee of the Centre for Canadian Studies,on 17-18 February 2017.


An interesting read in the International journal of the history of sport (IJHS) by Dr. Carey Watt

An interesting read in the International journal of the history of sport (IJHS) by our Shastri’s fellow Dr. Carey Watt.


Call for papers: National Conference on Corporate Laws, March 23-24, 2017,NLU, Delhi

Call for papers: National Conference on Corporate Laws, March 23-24, 2017, National Law University, Delhi


Report on the Indo-Canadian Workshop on “Entrepreneurial Universities: The Future of Indian

On November 28, 2016, the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute in partnership with NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad organized the 1st Indo – Canadian conference on “Entrepreneurial Universities: The Future of Indian Universities” at the NALSAR , University of Law, Hyderabad.


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